President of the Gambia

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President of the
Republic of the Gambia
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Incumbent
Yahya Jammeh

since 22 July 1994
Residence State House, Banjul
Term length 5 years, renewable
Inaugural holder Dawda Jawara
Formation 24 April 1970
Deputy Vice President of the Gambia
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Gambia

The President of the Republic of the Gambia is the head of state and head of government of the Gambia. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of the Gambia and is the commander-in-chief of the Military of the Gambia.

Latest election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 24 November 2011 presidential election results
Candidates Votes %
Yahya Jammeh (incumbent) Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) 470,550 71.54
Ousainou Darboe United Democratic Party (UDP) 114,177 17.36
Hamat Bah United Front (coalition) 73,060 11.11
Total (turnout 83%) 657,787 100.00

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